Milimani Courts

Fr. Richard Oduor who has been freed on cash bail by the magistrate at Kenya’s Milimani Law Court. He is accused of “negligently” spreading COVID-19. He has denied the charges

Kenyan Court Frees Cleric Accused of Spreading COVID-19 on US$1,500 Cash Bail

Apr 17, 2020

The magistrate at Kenya’s Milimani Law Court, Martha Nanzushi has freed Fr. Richard Oduor, accused of “negligently” spreading COVID-19, on a cash bail of KES.150,000.00 (US$1,500.00) and ordered him to go into a 14-day self-quarantine after he pleaded not guilty to the charges, Fr. Richard’s legal representative has told ACI Africa.

Fr. Richard Oduor, Kenyan-born priest incardinated in South Sudan's Torit diocese who was arrested April 9, 2020 after he was discharged from hospital where he was being treated for COVID-19 / Fr. Richard Oduor

Prosecutor Asks More Time “to complete investigations” in Kenyan Cleric Case over COVID-19

Apr 15, 2020

The government of Kenya through the Director of Public Prosecutions is seeking more time “to complete investigations” in the case of the Kenyan-born Catholic priest, Fr. Richard Oduor, over allegations that he “knowingly” spread COVID-19.